Syn. See Whole, and Radical.
1. Entirely. "Too long to print in entire." Thackeray.
2. (Brewing) A name originally given to a kind of beer combining qualities of different kinds of beer.
[Eng.] "Foker's Entire." Thackeray.
1. In an entire manner; wholly; completely; fully; as, the trace is entirely lost.
Euphrates falls not entirely into the Persian Sea.Raleigh.
2. Without alloy or mixture; truly; sincerely.
To highest God entirely pray.Spenser.
1. The state or condition of being entire; completeness; fullness; totality; as, the entireness of an arch or a
This same entireness or completeness.Trench.
2. Integrity; wholeness of heart; honesty. [R.]
Entireness in preaching the gospel.Udall.
3. Oneness; unity; applied to a condition of intimacy or close association. [Obs.]
True Christian love may be separated from acquaintance, and acquaintance from entireness.Bp. Hall.
(En*tire"ty) n.; pl. Entireness [OF. entiereté. Cf. Integrity.]
1. The state of being entire; completeness; as, entirely of interest. Blackstone.
2. That which is entire; the whole. Bacon.
(En"ti*ta*tive) a. [See Entity.] Considered as pure entity; abstracted from all circumstances.
Ellis. En"ti*ta*tive*ly, adv.
(En*ti"tle) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Entitled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Entitling ] [OF. entituler, F. intituler,
LL. intitulare, fr. L. in + titulus title. See Title, and cf. Intitule.]
1. To give a title to; to affix to as a name or appellation; hence, also, to dignify by an honorary designation; to
denominate; to call; as, to entitle a book "Commentaries;" to entitle a man "Honorable."
That which . . . we entitle patience.Shak.
2. To give a claim to; to qualify for, with a direct object of the person, and a remote object of the thing; to
furnish with grounds for seeking or claiming with success; as, an officer's talents entitle him to command.
3. To attribute; to ascribe. [Obs.]
The ancient proverb . . . entitles this work . . . peculiarly to God himself.Milton.